May 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Five candidates vie for three seats on Babylon's Board of Education

Babylon Board of Education incumbent trustees Janet Lipman and Gary Repetto are seeking re-election. Incumbent Barbara Keneally is not seeking re-election. More...

NB man charged in shooting

The Suffolk County Police Department Homicide Squad has arrested a North Babylon man in connection with a shooting death which occurred in 2004. More...

Babylon Masonic Lodge members volunteer at Berkshire Nursing Center

William Cowan, administrator of Berkshire Nursing Center is shown with Babylon Masonic Lodge members and Rev. Juanita Hilsenbeck. More...

Police officer visits Babylon Elementary for PARP program

Babylon kindergarten to six PTA recently held its annual Parents as Reading Partners Read-A-Thon. For three weeks the children keep track of how many books they read. More...

Two of three North Babylon School Board trustees face opposition; one running unopposed

Residents of the North Babylon School District got their first and only opportunity to hear the view of candidates in this year More...

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Heard It On

The Grapevine

THE WEATHER WAS TERRIFIC and all of the Snow Birds had a wonderful time at the annual "Babylon South" trip to New Smyrna Beach for the month of April. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Contrary to the posts circulating on the Internet, May 14 is not "Greyhound Dooms Day". That is, as long as the racing industry is telling the truth. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Roxy More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
FRIDAY, May 13
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Business and Professional Women’s Organization holds fundraising cocktail party

February was the Business and Professional Women More...

Babylon Village Girl Scouts visit with Mayor Scordino

While working on their "Model Citizen" badge, the Scouts in Babylon Village Junior Girl Scout Troop 2394 visited with Mayor Ralph Scordino, Babylon More...

Babylon School District to host first Bicentennial Celebration Tuesday

Babylon School District residents who get out to vote on the school budget and trustees More...

Heine opposes Hodgson on West Islip School Board; Bieselin running unopposed May 17th

The West Islip School Board race has only one challenger this year. Newcomer Barbara Heine is seeking to oust nine-year incumbent Gordon Hodgson while incumbent Sharon Bieselin is running unopposed. More...

Corrections

A story that appeared in last week More...

Bocca, Galletta and Nocera run unopposed for West Babylon

School Board

Two incumbent trustees on the West Babylon School Board, James Bocca and Carmine Galletta, are running for reelection unopposed, and a first-time trustee candidate, Jerry Nocera, is running for the seat currently held by Sal Marinello, who is not see More...

West Babylon student to participate in Suffolk Music Educator's Association Festival

Marisa Caruso, a student at John F. Kennedy Elementary School in West Babylon was selected to participate in the Suffolk County Music Educator More...

Amityville American Legion Post 1015 holds

Law and Order Awards night

The Amityville American Legion Post 1015 Law and Order Awards night was held April 7, honoring police and firefighters for their continued commitment to the public. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst Middle School Founder’s Day celebrates PTA with a taste of Broadway

The auditorium at Lindenhurst Middle School was packed on February 15, in anticipation of the 59th annual Founder More...

Lindenhurst Middle School student one step closer to $25,000 scholarship

Kathleen Dauz, a 5th Grade student at Ss. Cyril and Methodius School, Deer Park, won the school-level competition on the National Goepraphic Bee and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship. More...

Twins finish top at

Babylon Grade School

This past Friday, third grade twins Jed and Lyla Dale finished first and second at the Babylon Grade School Science Fair with their projects Water, Water Everywhere and Thanks for the Memories. More...

Obituaries

Veteran George Gray McCord, Islip business owner

After practicing his trade, bricklaying, George McCord started a successful mason & contracting business in Islip called Smith-McCord Inc., which still operates today. He ran it with a partner for 29 years until his retirement. More...

Theodore Bayes, of Islip Terrace

Theodore Bayes, of Islip Terrace, died March 10, 2005. More...

Barbara Weiner Lloyd, former West Islip teacher

Barbara Weiner Lloyd, a 52 year resident of Amityville who was an active member of the Women More...

Opinion

Editorial

What "The Kid" can teach Congress

Baseball legend Ted Williams knew a lot about the antics being played out in Congress with regard to the filibuster of Judicial candidates. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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Change is a constant in life and plays a big role

"Aaah, why do we have to take stupid algebra? I More...













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